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Dec 5th 2016

In this second MOOC in the Social Marketing Specialization - "The Importance of Listening" - you will go deep into the Big Data of social and gain a more complete picture of what can be learned from interactions on social sites. You will be amazed at just how much information can be extracted from a single post, picture, or video. In this MOOC, guest speakers from Social Gist, BroadReader, Lexalytics, Semantria, Radian6, and IBM's Bluemix and Social Media Analytics Tools (SMA) will join Professor Hlavac to take you through the full range of analytics tools and options available to you and how to get the most from them. The best part, most of them will be available to you through the MOOC for free! Those purchasing the MOOC will receive special tools, templates, and videos to enhance your learning experience.

Average: 7.7 (7 votes)
Nov 29th 2016

Prepare for the IELTS Academic tests in this comprehensive, self-paced course covering listening, speaking, reading and writing.

Average: 5.3 (8 votes)
Nov 28th 2016

This course will help non-native English speakers improve their listening and note-taking skills for the purpose of listening to academic lectures.

Average: 1 (1 vote)
Nov 21st 2016

In this course, you will be introduced to some of the challenges of teaching and learning listening and speaking, such as paralinguistics, performance variables, reduced and regional forms, and differing types of oral discourse. Don't worry--you'll learn what those mean, too! Then you'll learn how to ease the acquisition of listening and speaking for your students. The course also highlights the powerful opportunity to include pronunciation in listening and speaking classes and offers strategies to incorporate pronunciation activities.

Average: 6.5 (4 votes)
Nov 21st 2016

Whether your interest lies in solving the world’s biggest problems, creating the next commercial success or addressing something closer to home, this course will give you a toolbox to vet your ideas and test them in the real world.

Average: 8 (2 votes)
Sep 12th 2016

This free online course is a technical ear training programme designed to improve critical listening in a music studio context. There are many qualities required to be a skilled sound engineer: the theoretical knowledge of sound and audio, the technical mastery of studio hardware and software, and diplomatic people skills, for example. But perhaps the most obvious (and often overlooked) quality required of all sound engineers is the ability to listen.

Average: 7.3 (12 votes)
Sep 7th 2016

Prepare for the TOEFL® test and learn how to improve your score and English language skills from the experts who create the exam.

Average: 5.7 (7 votes)
Aug 8th 2016

Learn how to greet people, and talk about where you live and what you do in the first of six Spanish for Beginners courses.

Average: 8 (1 vote)
Aug 8th 2016

Learn how to greet people, and talk about where you live and what you do in the first of six Spanish for Beginners courses.

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Jun 20th 2016

This course is for all K-12 teachers in all subjects looking to add effective speaking and listening lessons to their repertoire. Why? Because employers list effective verbal communication as one of the top skills desired in employees, yet almost no teacher preparation programs train educators in how to teach, assess, and provide feedback on speaking and listening skills; and few schools or districts ever offer workshops on the topics.

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Apr 1st 2016

English as a New Language (ENL); English Language Development (a.k.a. English as a Second Language (ESL); Designated ESL; Stand-Alone ESL/ENL; or, Focused Language Study) takes a variety of forms in present-day schools. In many schools, teachers teach ENL for a set amount of time (e.g., 30 minutes) a day. Other ENL teachers have multiple classes each day. In many cases, teachers think that they need to focus solely on grammar and vocabulary. However, emphasizing grammar and vocabulary is not the most effective for lasting and engaging language learning. Language was created to get things done, to communicate – and this is where this MOOC starts. It focuses on how to design and teach activities that are saturated with communication, and where needed, strategically develop grammar and vocabulary to support communication.

Average: 6 (2 votes)